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Students learn about role of pets in seminar

Students learn about role of pets in seminar

November 23, 2014

UGA’s First-Year Odyssey program gives students the chance to engage with faculty in small classes. Read More

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Bioenergy: Plant cell walls hold the secret

Bioenergy: Plant cell walls hold the secret

Maximizing Research Opportunities

UGA scientists have teamed up with researchers at major universities, national laboratories and industry in a new $125 million federal bioenergy research center to achieve the scientific breakthroughs that will efficiently – and economically – convert plants into fuels.

Modeling dengue fever

Modeling dengue fever

Maximizing Research Opportunities

Infectious diseases are literally a moving target, with their incidence waxing and waning over time and the pathogens themselves constantly mutating and evolving.

A cancer killer

A cancer killer

Maximizing Research Opportunities

A new University of Georgia study finds that pectin, a type of fiber found in fruits and vegetables and used in making jams and other foods, kills prostate cancer cells.

Tracking a killer

Tracking a killer

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Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest cancers, but work being conducted by a team of University of Georgia researchers aims to help physicians diagnose the disease early, when it’s more easily treated.

Mapping genes for fuel

Mapping genes for fuel

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Jeffrey Dean, professor of forest biotechnology in the UGA Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, is spearheading a project at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Joint Genome Institute that will greatly expand the gene catalog for pines and initiate the first gene discovery efforts in…

Love the one you’re with

Love the one you’re with

Maximizing Research Opportunities

New research that crosses several species boundaries shows that when animals must choose less-than-preferred mates, females and males apparently have ways to compensate that increase the chance their offspring will survive.